Surfshop Assistant - Your office is the beach

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The Exchange

You will meet the best team ever, new people from around the world and we give you the opportunity to surf, party and work at the same time! You will be helping in our surf shop right in front of the beach. You need to know the basics of surf to give the best advice to our guests about surf gear and where to surf. Don't worry we will help to improve! We need social people and someone that loves surf as much as us.


30 hours of help per week

Administration: Help with booking systems and payments.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

What you get

1 day off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Surfboards: You can use our surfboards as much as you want.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Surf lessons: Take free surf classes at the local beaches.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Fluent English

Over 24 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We are looking for happy, social people that have a good sense of responsibility while working and enjoying our life style !! Being open to socialize and experience everything that the environment has to offer such as surf, sunsets, friendship, barbecues and parties.
Our team will treat you as family, we work and have fun at the same time! Our base team is four people that will always be ready to help you with anything !!

Activities & Shift

Morning Shift 9AM to 14PM:
• Open the school
• Put the wetsuits bar hanging on the side of the bar
• Take the surfboards car from the school and put on the side of the school
• Promote/Sell surf lessons and surf rentals
• Help teachers after each lessons to organize the material and school
• Keep the school clean and organised (Do this during all day)
• Make sure everyone is having fun
• Always there for any information

Afternoon Shift 14PM to 19PM:
• Promote/Sell surf lessons and surf rentals
• Keep the school clean and organised (Do this during all day)
• Make sure everyone is having fun
• Always there for any information
• Put the wetsuits that are drying inside of the school (all organized by sizes)
• Clean the school
• Count the Money
• In the end of the day put the surfboards car inside of the school
• Close the school


-Be pro-active
-Happy and Helpful for people and general duties
-Always looking after guests and ready to help in any questions
-Being part of our family and help us in everything we need
-Not possible to smoke inside the house or near the surf school
-Drink with moderation after work
-Treat the surf equipment with respect and be responsible
-Leave your room clean everyday